Gettysburg Section 2015

The 21st Annual
 Gettysburg Section
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  • Anheuser-Busch Found. Donates 65 Acres From Williamsburg Battlefield
    By Scott C. Boyd
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the preservation of 65 core battlefield acres of the May 5, 1862, Battle of Williamsburg at a press conference on March 24.

  • Get Ready To March: 150th Grand Review Is May 17
    By Julio C. Zangroniz
    WASHINGTON — Everything seems to be falling nicely in place for a major living history program in the nation’s capital on May 17 when troops will observe the 150th anniversary of the Grand Review.

  • Gettysburg Guides Celebrate 100 Years
    By Kathryn Jorgensen
    GETTYSBURG, PA. — As Civil War 150th commemorations come to a close, the 100th anniversary of licensed battlefield guides is being celebrated in Gettysburg.

  • $115K Needed For Antietam Land
    WASHINGTON — With $460,000 in leadership gifts and commitments in hand, the Civil War Trust needs an additional $115,000 by June 30 in order to buy what Trust President James Lighthizer calls “The Epicenter of Antietam.”


Civil War News is a current events monthly newspaper published by Kathryn Jorgensen. She and her late husband Peter were community newspaper publishers,
collectors and history buffs. The newspaper was founded in 1974 by
Michael A. Cavanaugh as The Civil War Book Exchange.

Civil War News publishes:

  • More than 600 coming event listings a year
  • Extensive coverage of preservation efforts and threats at sites across the country
  • In-depth reviews of more than 200 Civil War books a year
  • A monthly guest Preservation News editorial page column
  • Regular columns on firearms by Joe Bilby, images by Ron Coddington and Civil War Round Tables by Matthew Borowick,medical by Jim Schmidt. We're happy to announce a new column by The Watchdog
  • Photo coverage of reenactments
  • Special sections with new year's coming events and unit & group recruiting ads in January, information about groups doing preservation fundraising in April, Gettysburg in July and Civil War books in November.
  • AND news, photos, features, letters, researcher's needs and display and classified ads